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Posted by: Kim_Hamilton on 07/23/2009 12:03 AM Updated by: Kim_Hamilton on 07/23/2009 01:05 PM
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This Week on Chef Chat....."Baby Tomato Salad" with Executive Chef James Lehman and Darling Daughter Cameron!

Murphys, CA....This week on Chef Chat, Executive Chef James Lehman of Ironstone Vineyards, chats about how to prepare an easy Baby Tomato Salad. He also brings a very special guest on with him....His darling daughter, Cameron.....

What Cuties...Like Father....Like Daughter:)

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Baby tomato salad
By Chef James Lehman
2 Pints mixed cherry tomatoes
1/4 cup parmesan cheese
1/4 cup toasted pine nuts
4 scallions, sliced thin
3 Tbs. sherry vinegar
1/4 tsp black pepper
pinch of salt
drizzle of Olive oil

Ironstone Executive Chef James Lehman started his culinary career at the age of 16, doing food preparation for local restaurants in his hometown of Vacaville CA. In his 20’s, he had the honor of cooking at Thomas Keller’s French Bistro, Bouchon, nestled in the Napa Valley town of Yountville CA.

After deciding that cooking was his true passion, he attended the famed Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York, where he learned about the modern and classic cuisines of the world. Chef James graduated from the CIA in early 2004, after which he took on a Sous Chef position at the popular Woodstock NY restaurant, New World Home Cooking.

While at New World, Chef James had the opportunity to work with Chef Ric Orlando, whose creative and multicultural cuisine focuses on the use of organic and sustainable products, as well as offering many Vegetarian and Vegan dishes. Chef James started at Ironstone in the spring of 2005 and was recently awarded the Employee of the Year for 2007. He also writes food columns for the locals newspapers. James can be regularly seen on with his video blog “Chef Chat.”

In September of 2007 Chef James returned to his alma mater to participate in the Professional Chef Certification Program Offered by the CIA and the American Culinary Federation. After 4 long days of testing, Chef James was awarded the title of ProChef II and a Certified Chef De Cuisine.

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